Porsche recalls 100,000 Cayennes for headlight locking system image

Porsche AG (PSHG_p.DE) is recalling more than 100,000 of its Cayenne SUVs worldwide due to a headlight problem.

In-house quality investigations revealed that in rare cases an incorrectly locked headlight module can become detached.

The issue affects Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne S Hybrid and Cayenne Turbo Vehicles from model years 2011 and 2012, according to a recall alert posted Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Porsche said it received 20 reports of the headlamp problem in the United States, but was “not aware of any events involving crashes or injury as a result of loose headlamps or headlights that have become detached.

The German automaker will notify Cayenne owners by mail to bring their vehicles and they also can call the company’s toll-free customer support line, 800-767-7243, for more information.

The workshop job will take approximately 45 minutes and is free of charge for the customer.